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Gimme A Minute

 
 

Episode 1

"Gimme A Minute!" is a series developed for Heliopolis: Shreveport News and Culture to shine a spotlight on community issues that need attention with the addition of some quirky humor and lots of wine. I mean, beet juice. In this episode we tackle the upcoming vote to approve urban greenspace in the heart of#Dreamportand call the community to action! Oh! And there's almost always an *NSYNC reference because: ALWAYS RELEVANT AMIRIGHT (2018 Update: it passed, and it's happening! Woo!)

 

Episode 2: Save Moonbot Studios! 

Moonbot Studios is an award-winning production company which has found a loving home in. Shreveport. Here we call the community to action to support their move for much needed expansion in an upcoming vote. Update: The vote passed!, and the expansion was approved. However, the studio ended up significantly reducing its workforce. :/ HEY YOU SHOULD TOTES STILL WATCH THO SUPER FUN and learn about their amazing projects!!! "Gimme A Minute!" is a series developed for Heliopolis: Shreveport News and Culture to shine a spotlight on community issues that need attention with the addition of some quirky humor and lots of wine. I mean, beet juice. Oh! And there's almost always an *NSYNC reference because: ALWAYS RELEVANT AMIRIGHT

 

Episode 3: Film’s Not Dead!

In this episode, our call to action is: GO TO THE MOVIES! The Louisiana Film Prize (prizefest.org) has put Shreveport on the map for film creatives, and SBC native Blayne Weaver has written and directed and starred in indie thriller CUT TO THE CHASE, which is hosting its world premiere at the historic STRAND THEATRE of Shreveport. Supporting film = butts in seats, people! And here's why! (Well not here...you have to click and watch the video to find out why...kthxbai!)

 

Episode 4: The Last Democrat Samurai

The excruciatingly long 2016 election season is still going for Louisiana, who hosts a senate runoff in December. Here we list just exactly how Louisianians can save the nation by getting a sane person into the Senate and possibly save America. Since it reflects opinion (I mean...accurate opinion based in facts but still), this is a special edition GAM released on our personal artist page. (Facebook.com/thejayamcsharma) (Election spoiler alert: Foster Campbell lost to John Kennedy. Sigh) (Still worth the watch though. We're coming for you, Kennedy!) --- "Gimme A Minute!" is a series initially developed for Heliopolis: Shreveport News and Culture to shine a spotlight on community issues that need attention with the addition of some quirky humor and lots of wine. I mean, beet juice. This one was published independently as it endorses a particular political candidate AND ALSO WE WERE TRYING TO SAVE DEMOCRACY A LITTLE BIT?

 

Episode 5: March for Science!

In this episode, we ask people to take a step away from #fakenewsand open a book or two. We do it with wine and gusto in hopes of encouraging participation in the first ever #MarchForScience! --- "Gimme A Minute!" is a series developed for Heliopolis: Shreveport News and Culture to shine a spotlight on community issues that need attention with the addition of some quirky humor and lots of wine. I mean, beet juice. Oh! And there's almost always a 90s pop culture reference because: ALWAYS RELEVANT AMIRIGHT?

 

Episode 6: Geaux Bald!

With all the time and products I spend on preserving my 'do, why on earth would I advocate for shaving it all off? Grab your beet juice and find out! (Hint: It's FOR ZE KIDS!) --- "Gimme A Minute!" is a series developed for Heliopolis: Shreveport News and Culture to shine a spotlight on community issues that need attention with the addition of some quirky humor and lots of wine. I mean, beet juice. Oh! And there's almost always an *NSYNC reference because: ALWAYS RELEVANT AMIRIGHT